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Tuesday October 16, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
English Learners' Book Club

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Lee Ann Bryan   412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org   
Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

CONTACT: Lee Ann Bryan    412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Lee Ann Bryan   412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org   
Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

CONTACT:
  Lee Ann Bryan   
   412.531.3004  
  lbryan@gplc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wild About Books

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

CONTACT: childrens department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

CONTACT:
  childrens department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Paws to Relax for the Intellectually Disabled

"Everything I know, I learned from dogs." -- Nora Roberts.  Therapy dogs, with their friendly and easy-going temperaments, provide psychological and physiological therapy by interacting with people. Join us for an enjoyable hour of petting and dog loving with Therapy Dogs International. For Intellectually Disabled adults and their caregivers. Registration helpful for planning purposes, but not required. 

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
There are 9 spaces available.

"Everything I know, I learned from dogs." -- Nora Roberts.  Therapy dogs, with their friendly and easy-going temperaments, provide psychological and physiological therapy by interacting with people. Join us for an enjoyable hour of petting and dog loving with Therapy Dogs International. For Intellectually Disabled adults and their caregivers. Registration helpful for planning purposes, but not required. 

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Readers' Theater General Meeting
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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3:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Girl Scouts
CONTACT: Elizabeth Khanshaw  828-301-0352  ekhanshaw@msn.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Khanshaw
  828.301.0352
  ekhanshaw@msn.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Teen Open Sound Studio (6th grade & up)

Teen musicians, storytellers, poets, and aspiring podcasters are invited to utilize our ipads and an assortment of unusual sound equipment for some open studio time to work on and record songs and spoken word material! Miss Katie will be there to assist with your technical needs.

CONTACT: Katie
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Teen musicians, storytellers, poets, and aspiring podcasters are invited to utilize our ipads and an assortment of unusual sound equipment for some open studio time to work on and record songs and spoken word material! Miss Katie will be there to assist with your technical needs.

CONTACT:
  Katie
  
  

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ACLA Library Staff Training
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Board Game Night

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Young Adult Area

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Young Adult Area

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mystery Readers Book Club

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

The Golden Hour / Todd Moss 

When Judd Ryker is appointed director of the new State Department Crisis Reaction Unit, he figures he has a mandate to help the United States respond more quickly to foreign crises, but he hasn’t reckoned with the intense State, Defense, Pentagon, White House, and CIA infighting and turf battles he would face. Then comes the coup in Mali. It is his chance to prove that his theory of the Golden Hour actually works.  In the real world, those hours move very, very quickly indeed, and include things he’d never even imagined.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Krebs  412-531-1912  krebse@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

This group reads selections from a wide variety of mystery genres.

The Golden Hour / Todd Moss 

When Judd Ryker is appointed director of the new State Department Crisis Reaction Unit, he figures he has a mandate to help the United States respond more quickly to foreign crises, but he hasn’t reckoned with the intense State, Defense, Pentagon, White House, and CIA infighting and turf battles he would face. Then comes the coup in Mali. It is his chance to prove that his theory of the Golden Hour actually works.  In the real world, those hours move very, very quickly indeed, and include things he’d never even imagined.

CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Krebs
  412.531.1912
  krebse@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

Wednesday October 17, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knitting and Crochet Group

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Whether or not you are experienced at knit and crochet or just learning, please join us for this time to work on your own projects.  Yarn, tools, advice and encouragement are available.  1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912 
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh English Conversation Class

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Lee Ann in at lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a LP student to participate)

CONTACT: Lee Ann Bryan  412-531-3004  lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Lee Ann in at lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a LP student to participate)

CONTACT:
  Lee Ann Bryan
  412.531.3004
  lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

CONTACT: Pat Crouch Miyamoto  pmiyamoto@comcast.net
LOCATION: Study Room

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

CONTACT:
  Pat Crouch Miyamoto
  
  pmiyamoto@comcast.net

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
How to Make the Most of your Move when Downsizing

When making a large or small move, it’s important to consider 4 What’s - What to keep, What to sell, What to give and What to toss. How to determine these four things is not always easy, but Doug Graham of AYPToday can give you the information needed to help you make the best decision you can. Doug, a certified appraiser and licensed auctioneer with 5 years of professional experience, provides valuable advice on areas such as….

  • Which of my items have value to sell?
  • How do I dispose of items such as paint and tv’s?
  • What are some charities that I can give to?
  • How do I sell things on ebay or craigslist?

Come get answers to these questions and more in an informal, Q & A format.

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

When making a large or small move, it’s important to consider 4 What’s - What to keep, What to sell, What to give and What to toss. How to determine these four things is not always easy, but Doug Graham of AYPToday can give you the information needed to help you make the best decision you can. Doug, a certified appraiser and licensed auctioneer with 5 years of professional experience, provides valuable advice on areas such as….

  • Which of my items have value to sell?
  • How do I dispose of items such as paint and tv’s?
  • What are some charities that I can give to?
  • How do I sell things on ebay or craigslist?

Come get answers to these questions and more in an informal, Q & A format.

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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3:00 PM
Pop Art Pumpkin Decorating Contest With Artsmiths! (6th grade & up)

The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh and Mt. Lebanon Library are collaborating to bring teens a free Pop Art Pumpkin decorating contest. Teens will design a pumpkin based on pop artists such as; Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Gary Grayson and more. Students will paint and embellish their pumpkins. Once the masterpieces are finished there will be a judging process to determine a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. Good Luck!

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh and Mt. Lebanon Library are collaborating to bring teens a free Pop Art Pumpkin decorating contest. Teens will design a pumpkin based on pop artists such as; Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Gary Grayson and more. Students will paint and embellish their pumpkins. Once the masterpieces are finished there will be a judging process to determine a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. Good Luck!

LOCATION: Meeting Room B


 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Crafternoon!

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Staff Training
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
There are 13 spaces available.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Adventures in Memory: The Science and Secrets of Remembering and Forgetting

Hilde Østby and Ylva Østby will be joining us from Norway to discuss their book Adventures in Memory: The Science and Secrets of Remembering and Forgetting

What makes us remember? Why do we forget? And what, exactly, is a memory? With playfulness and intelligence, Adventures in Memory answers these questions and more, offering an illuminating look at one of our most fascinating faculties. Don't miss this unique opportunity to find out the answers to these questions straight from the authors!

Hilde Østby is a writer and editor and the author of Encyclopedia of Love and Longing, a novel about unrequited love that was published to critical acclaim in Norway. She has a master’s degree in History of Ideas from the University of Oslo. She lives in Oslo, Norway.

Ylva Østby, Phd, is a clinical neuropsychologist who studied at the University of Oslo and devotes her research to the study of memory. She is also vice president of the Norwegian Neuropsychological Society. She lives in Oslo, Norway.

Our bookselling partner, City Books, will have copies of Adventures in Memory for sale at the event.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Hilde Østby and Ylva Østby will be joining us from Norway to discuss their book Adventures in Memory: The Science and Secrets of Remembering and Forgetting

What makes us remember? Why do we forget? And what, exactly, is a memory? With playfulness and intelligence, Adventures in Memory answers these questions and more, offering an illuminating look at one of our most fascinating faculties. Don't miss this unique opportunity to find out the answers to these questions straight from the authors!

Hilde Østby is a writer and editor and the author of Encyclopedia of Love and Longing, a novel about unrequited love that was published to critical acclaim in Norway. She has a master’s degree in History of Ideas from the University of Oslo. She lives in Oslo, Norway.

Ylva Østby, Phd, is a clinical neuropsychologist who studied at the University of Oslo and devotes her research to the study of memory. She is also vice president of the Norwegian Neuropsychological Society. She lives in Oslo, Norway.

Our bookselling partner, City Books, will have copies of Adventures in Memory for sale at the event.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A


 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CANCELLEDHistorical Society of Mount Lebanon Board Meeting

This meeting will be held at the Mt. Lebanon History Center on Washington Road

CONTACT: Jim Wojcik  412 818 6466  wojcik33@verizon.net

This meeting will be held at the Mt. Lebanon History Center on Washington Road

CONTACT:
  Jim Wojcik
  412 818 6466
  wojcik33@verizon.net

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy

Board Meeting

CONTACT: Allison McGee  2252668423  j.allisonmcgee@gmail.com
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Board Meeting

CONTACT:
  Allison McGee
  2252668423
  j.allisonmcgee@gmail.com

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Thursday October 18, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PTA
CONTACT: Rich  412-334-3035
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Rich
  412.334.3035
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
CDC Career Counseling

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

LOCATION: Maker Space

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Italian Conversation

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

CONTACT: Sara Maruccio   412-531-1912  s.maruccio@icloud.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

CONTACT:
  Sara Maruccio 
  412.531.1912
  s.maruccio@icloud.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Joel Meltzer  412-279-2867  joel.pat@earthlink.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Joel Meltzer
  412.279.2867
  joel.pat@earthlink.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Duels & Dice

A monthly hangout for fans of tabletop role playing and collectible trading card games. Bring your own cards, minis, and dice to trade, paint, and play. We'll provide playmats and a referee for basic rule assistance. Ages 12-18.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

A monthly hangout for fans of tabletop role playing and collectible trading card games. Bring your own cards, minis, and dice to trade, paint, and play. We'll provide playmats and a referee for basic rule assistance. Ages 12-18.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mah Jongg

First Thursday of every month is BEGINNERS ONLY

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners. For further information please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Area

First Thursday of every month is BEGINNERS ONLY

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners. For further information please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Area

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
American Promise

This is the first meeting for the Southwest PA American Promise Association. Focus will be on a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and get big money out of politics. This is a non-partisan event. 

 

CONTACT: Heather wechter  412-952-9050  hwechter@comcast.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

This is the first meeting for the Southwest PA American Promise Association. Focus will be on a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and get big money out of politics. This is a non-partisan event. 

 

CONTACT:
  Heather wechter
  412.952.9050
  hwechter@comcast.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

CONTACT: Charlene Zang  412-337-9501  czang@cmu.edu
LOCATION: Study Room

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

CONTACT:
  Charlene Zang
  412.337.9501
  czang@cmu.edu

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
French Conversation

Practice your French in an informal setting.  New members always welcome to this language group!

CONTACT: steve & Deb Boisvert  412-531-7321  sdboisvert@gmail.co
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Practice your French in an informal setting.  New members always welcome to this language group!

CONTACT:
  steve & Deb Boisvert
  412.531.7321
  sdboisvert@gmail.co

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Friday October 19, 2018
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Montessori School Visits

Upper and Lower Schools visit to check out books.

Upper and Lower Schools visit to check out books.

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learning Lab Staff Session

Staff session to discuss Learning Lab project.

CONTACT: Jeremy
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Staff session to discuss Learning Lab project.

CONTACT:
  Jeremy
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B


 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Senior Health Care

Join registered nurse Barbara A. Veazey for a comprehensive overview of senior health care.

Session #3:

  • Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Programs
  • PA State Health Insurance Programs (Apprise)
  • Health Care Reform For Seniors
  • Health Care Advance Directives
  • Health Care POA, Organ Donation, HIPPA Personal Files
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join registered nurse Barbara A. Veazey for a comprehensive overview of senior health care.

Session #3:

  • Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Programs
  • PA State Health Insurance Programs (Apprise)
  • Health Care Reform For Seniors
  • Health Care Advance Directives
  • Health Care POA, Organ Donation, HIPPA Personal Files
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Adult Chess Group

Are you looking for a place to get together and play chess? Try our new Adult Chess Group which meets two Friday afternoons a month at the library in Room B.  

All levels are welcome!  Please bring your own chess set if possible. For further information please direct questions to dougettinger@verizon.net

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Are you looking for a place to get together and play chess? Try our new Adult Chess Group which meets two Friday afternoons a month at the library in Room B.  

All levels are welcome!  Please bring your own chess set if possible. For further information please direct questions to dougettinger@verizon.net

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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3:00 PM
Friday Unplugged: Board & Card Games! (6th grade & up)

Please join us every Friday after school in the Teen Space for some card and board games! Bring your own games from home, or play some of the library's many games!

LOCATION: Teen Space

Please join us every Friday after school in the Teen Space for some card and board games! Bring your own games from home, or play some of the library's many games!

LOCATION: Teen Space

Saturday October 20, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carnegie Screenwriters Group

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

CONTACT: Bob Scott  412-583-2154  rhscott69@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Bob Scott
  412.583.2154
  rhscott69@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monster Mash

Invent monstrous, fantastical, or just silly creations through sculptural forms.  Be inspired by books and your own imagination as you bring your creatures to life!   This is a Pittsburgh Filmmakers/ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts program.

This program is a part of our Matt's Maker Space Year of Making and was generously funded by Matt's Maker Space.

For kids ages 5-7.  Space is limited, so please pre-register starting September 22nd at 9am.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Invent monstrous, fantastical, or just silly creations through sculptural forms.  Be inspired by books and your own imagination as you bring your creatures to life!   This is a Pittsburgh Filmmakers/ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts program.

This program is a part of our Matt's Maker Space Year of Making and was generously funded by Matt's Maker Space.

For kids ages 5-7.  Space is limited, so please pre-register starting September 22nd at 9am.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A


 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer and Electronic Device Recycling Event

CyberCrunch will be in the larger parking lot behind the library hosting a hard drive shredding and electronics waste recycling event. Vehicle unloading assistance will be provided to all visitors.

THE FOLLOWING COMPUTER COMPONENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR FREE AT THIS EVENT:

  • Desktop, laptops, tablets, servers, hard drives (optional on-site hard drive shredding will be offered for $10 per hard drive)
  • Cell phones, Ipods, MP3 players, etc.
  • Computer peripherals include keyboards, mice, printers (< 50lbs), power supplies, motherboards / circuit Boards, cables, UPS batteries & backup systems, power supplies, memory, hard drives, computer fans, routers, switches, wireless routers, access points, bridges, firewalls, cabling, modems, KVM switches
  • Phones, phone systems
  • AC adapter & wiring


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR A FEE (PER UNIT):

  • 32in and smaller TVs and monitors ($35/unit - pre registration is required)
  • 32in and larger TVs and monitors ($50/unit - pre registration is required)
  • Audio/video equipment ($10/unit)
  • Radio, receivers, amplifiers, tuners, equalizers, tape decks ($10/unit)
  • VCR, DVD & Blue Ray Players ($10/unit)
  • Consumer/household goods ($10/unit)
  • Wooden speakers ($20/speaker)
  • Small Freon containing appliances including window air conditioners and dehumidifiers ($20/unit)

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED:

  • Universal Waste
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Light bulbs
  • Large Freon containing appliances

TO REGISTER AND FOR a full list of acceptable items, visit www.ccrcyber.com/events/.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

CyberCrunch will be in the larger parking lot behind the library hosting a hard drive shredding and electronics waste recycling event. Vehicle unloading assistance will be provided to all visitors.

THE FOLLOWING COMPUTER COMPONENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR FREE AT THIS EVENT:

  • Desktop, laptops, tablets, servers, hard drives (optional on-site hard drive shredding will be offered for $10 per hard drive)
  • Cell phones, Ipods, MP3 players, etc.
  • Computer peripherals include keyboards, mice, printers (< 50lbs), power supplies, motherboards / circuit Boards, cables, UPS batteries & backup systems, power supplies, memory, hard drives, computer fans, routers, switches, wireless routers, access points, bridges, firewalls, cabling, modems, KVM switches
  • Phones, phone systems
  • AC adapter & wiring


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR A FEE (PER UNIT):

  • 32in and smaller TVs and monitors ($35/unit - pre registration is required)
  • 32in and larger TVs and monitors ($50/unit - pre registration is required)
  • Audio/video equipment ($10/unit)
  • Radio, receivers, amplifiers, tuners, equalizers, tape decks ($10/unit)
  • VCR, DVD & Blue Ray Players ($10/unit)
  • Consumer/household goods ($10/unit)
  • Wooden speakers ($20/speaker)
  • Small Freon containing appliances including window air conditioners and dehumidifiers ($20/unit)

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED:

  • Universal Waste
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Light bulbs
  • Large Freon containing appliances

TO REGISTER AND FOR a full list of acceptable items, visit www.ccrcyber.com/events/.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
South Hills Scrabble Club

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

CONTACT: Bob Hagerty  412-417-5415
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Bob Hagerty
  412.417.5415
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Monday October 22, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Shakespeare Readers

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

King Lear: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22

Henry IV Part 1: October 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 17

Henry IV Part II: January 7, 28, February 4. 18, 25, 2019

The Taming of the Shrew: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 2019

Antony and Cleopatra: April 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 2019

 

CONTACT: Janice Robin  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

King Lear: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22

Henry IV Part 1: October 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 17

Henry IV Part II: January 7, 28, February 4. 18, 25, 2019

The Taming of the Shrew: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 2019

Antony and Cleopatra: April 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 2019

 

CONTACT:
  Janice Robin
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Book Chat

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Thought provoking discussions of books from different genres.  Book Chat is for seniors (formerly known as the PALs Book Group). This month's selection is The Blackbird Season by Kate Moretti.  Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.

 

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  412-531-1912   priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Thought provoking discussions of books from different genres.  Book Chat is for seniors (formerly known as the PALs Book Group). This month's selection is The Blackbird Season by Kate Moretti.  Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.

 

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  412.531.1912 
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Chair Yoga

Join Cathy Tuttle from the Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh for Chair Yoga.  Focus on breath work, balance, flexibility and relaxation.  Register preferred. For Adults. 

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912 ext 219  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
There are 12 spaces available.

Join Cathy Tuttle from the Himalayan Institute of Pittsburgh for Chair Yoga.  Focus on breath work, balance, flexibility and relaxation.  Register preferred. For Adults. 

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912 ext 219
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club!

Come create awesome Lego structures and meet new friends! 
For kids ages 6-10.
Participants must pre-register.

CONTACT: Children's Library  412.531.1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Come create awesome Lego structures and meet new friends! 
For kids ages 6-10.
Participants must pre-register.

CONTACT:
  Children's Library
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
AARP Drivers Safety Class

THIS ONE-DAY CLASS IS FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE TAKEN THE FULL COURSE WITHIN THE PAST 3 YEARS
Register at 412-531-1912 ext 209. Space is limited!

For Questions about the class, call the instructor, John Spavaro, at 412-531-5690
$15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers (payable at class.
pay fee by check to AARP)

Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads you travel every day, yet some drivers age 50-plus have never looked back since they got their first driver's license.
By taking a driver safety course you'll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. You'll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. In addition, you'll learn:

  • How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots
  • How to maintain the proper following distance behind another car
  • The safest ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, antilock brakes and new technology found in cars today
  • Ways to monitor your own and others' driving skills and capabilities
  • The effects of medications on driving
  • The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating, smoking and using a cellphone

After completing the course, you will have a greater appreciation of driving challenges and a better understanding of how to avoid potential collisions and injuring yourself or others.

About the course

The AARP Smart Driver Course, offered by AARP Driver Safety, is the nation�s largest classroom and online driver safety course and is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. Over 15 million participants have gone through AARP Driver Safety classroom and online courses, taught by more than 4,000 AARP Driver Safety volunteers.

YOU may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course, so consult your insurance agent for details.

AARP membership is not required to take the course and there are no tests to pass.

CONTACT: John Spavaro  412-531-5690  jrsparvero@aol.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

THIS ONE-DAY CLASS IS FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE TAKEN THE FULL COURSE WITHIN THE PAST 3 YEARS
Register at 412-531-1912 ext 209. Space is limited!

For Questions about the class, call the instructor, John Spavaro, at 412-531-5690
$15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers (payable at class.
pay fee by check to AARP)

Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads you travel every day, yet some drivers age 50-plus have never looked back since they got their first driver's license.
By taking a driver safety course you'll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. You'll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. In addition, you'll learn:

  • How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots
  • How to maintain the proper following distance behind another car
  • The safest ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, antilock brakes and new technology found in cars today
  • Ways to monitor your own and others' driving skills and capabilities
  • The effects of medications on driving
  • The importance of eliminating distractions, such as eating, smoking and using a cellphone

After completing the course, you will have a greater appreciation of driving challenges and a better understanding of how to avoid potential collisions and injuring yourself or others.

About the course

The AARP Smart Driver Course, offered by AARP Driver Safety, is the nation�s largest classroom and online driver safety course and is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. Over 15 million participants have gone through AARP Driver Safety classroom and online courses, taught by more than 4,000 AARP Driver Safety volunteers.

YOU may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course, so consult your insurance agent for details.

AARP membership is not required to take the course and there are no tests to pass.

CONTACT:
  John Spavaro
  412.531.5690
  jrsparvero@aol.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A


 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
German Conversation Group

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

CONTACT: Dr. Edith Krause  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Practice your German conversation in an informal setting. All language abilities welcome!

CONTACT:
  Dr. Edith Krause
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Tuesday October 23, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
English Learners' Book Club

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Lee Ann Bryan   412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org   
Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

CONTACT: Lee Ann Bryan    412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Lee Ann Bryan   412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org   
Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

CONTACT:
  Lee Ann Bryan   
   412.531.3004  
  lbryan@gplc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wild About Books

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

CONTACT: childrens department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

CONTACT:
  childrens department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Joel Meltzer  412-279-2867  joel.pat@earthlink.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Joel Meltzer
  412.279.2867
  joel.pat@earthlink.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Coloring

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Adult coloring is becoming one of the most popular ways to relax and express creativity.  All supplies and coloring pages provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring books, markers or pencils!  2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Book Explorers

 A fun book discussion group for kids in first and second grade.  Encourages reading comprehension, story structure and love of literacy while casually discussing the book and sharing a craft or activity. Book selection will vary to encompass a wide variety of formats and subjects. It is a great way to strengthen young readers and foster (or create) a love of reading.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
  Registration for all clubs occurs when the book is checked out from the library.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 A fun book discussion group for kids in first and second grade.  Encourages reading comprehension, story structure and love of literacy while casually discussing the book and sharing a craft or activity. Book selection will vary to encompass a wide variety of formats and subjects. It is a great way to strengthen young readers and foster (or create) a love of reading.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
  Registration for all clubs occurs when the book is checked out from the library.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
CANCELLED Ukulele Jam Session

Ukulele Jam meets twice a month and welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

CONTACT: Patty Williams  412-721-9232  patty.a.wms@gmail.com

Ukulele Jam meets twice a month and welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

CONTACT:
  Patty Williams
  412.721.9232
  patty.a.wms@gmail.com

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Library Board of Trustees Meeting

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.        

CONTACT:   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.        

CONTACT:
  
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Board Game Night

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers Book Tour

The Good Neighbor, the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, tells the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, Maxwell King traces Rogers’s personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work, including a surprising decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood with increasingly sophisticated episodes, written in collaboration with experts on childhood development. An engaging story, rich in detail, The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure, cherished by multiple generations.

Maxwell King is the CEO of the Pittsburgh Foundation. After a career in journalism, including eight years as editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, King served as president of the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Endowments for nearly a decade.

Mr. King will be reading from and discussing his book and answer questions from the audience.  Copies of The Good Neighbor will be available to purchase. 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

The Good Neighbor, the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, tells the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, Maxwell King traces Rogers’s personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work, including a surprising decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood with increasingly sophisticated episodes, written in collaboration with experts on childhood development. An engaging story, rich in detail, The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure, cherished by multiple generations.

Maxwell King is the CEO of the Pittsburgh Foundation. After a career in journalism, including eight years as editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, King served as president of the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Endowments for nearly a decade.

Mr. King will be reading from and discussing his book and answer questions from the audience.  Copies of The Good Neighbor will be available to purchase. 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A


Wednesday October 24, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Staff Meeting
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Achievers Activity Group

Like to try arts and crafts, or movement, music and song? Like to learn new things, listen to stories or just enjoy laughing with friends? All intellectually disabled adults (and their aides) are welcome to our Achievers Activity Group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

CONTACT: Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian  412-531-1912  schultzl@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Like to try arts and crafts, or movement, music and song? Like to learn new things, listen to stories or just enjoy laughing with friends? All intellectually disabled adults (and their aides) are welcome to our Achievers Activity Group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.

CONTACT:
  Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian
  412.531.1912
  schultzl@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh English Conversation Class

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Lee Ann in at lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a LP student to participate)

CONTACT: Lee Ann Bryan  412-531-3004  lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Lee Ann in at lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a LP student to participate)

CONTACT:
  Lee Ann Bryan
  412.531.3004
  lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

CONTACT: Pat Crouch Miyamoto  pmiyamoto@comcast.net
LOCATION: Study Room

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

CONTACT:
  Pat Crouch Miyamoto
  
  pmiyamoto@comcast.net

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Munch Book Club

The Lunch and Munch Book Club Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month from 12-1 pm at the event room in Houlihan's in the Galleria. This book club is open to all and sponsored by the Lions Club. 

September's selection is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

The Lunch and Munch Book Club Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month from 12-1 pm at the event room in Houlihan's in the Galleria. This book club is open to all and sponsored by the Lions Club. 

September's selection is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Munch Book Club

The Lunch and Munch Book Club Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month from 12-1 pm at the event room in Houlihan's in the Galleria. This book club is open to all and sponsored by the Lions Club. 

September's selection is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

The Lunch and Munch Book Club Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month from 12-1 pm at the event room in Houlihan's in the Galleria. This book club is open to all and sponsored by the Lions Club. 

September's selection is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Staff Training
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
There are 13 spaces available.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Staff Training
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
There are 16 spaces available.
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

There are 16 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Crafternoon!

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:00 PM
Pop Art Pumpkin Decorating Contest With Artsmiths! (6th grade & up)

The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh and Mt. Lebanon Library are collaborating to bring teens a free Pop Art Pumpkin decorating contest. Teens will design a pumpkin based on pop artists such as; Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Gary Grayson and more. Students will paint and embellish their pumpkins. Once the masterpieces are finished there will be a judging process to determine a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. Good Luck!

This session will be held in the Artsmiths building! Please sign up for this session via the Artsmiths website!

LOCATION: 1635 McFarland Rd

The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh and Mt. Lebanon Library are collaborating to bring teens a free Pop Art Pumpkin decorating contest. Teens will design a pumpkin based on pop artists such as; Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Gary Grayson and more. Students will paint and embellish their pumpkins. Once the masterpieces are finished there will be a judging process to determine a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. Good Luck!

This session will be held in the Artsmiths building! Please sign up for this session via the Artsmiths website!

LOCATION: 1635 McFarland Rd

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
State Rep Dan Miller Town Hall

General Town Hall. More details at Rep Miller's office  412-343-3870

CONTACT: Sheryl Cohen   412-343-3870
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

General Town Hall. More details at Rep Miller's office  412-343-3870

CONTACT:
  Sheryl Cohen 
  412.343.3870
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Science Fiction Book Discussion Group

The science fiction book discussion group focuses on classic, "hard," and/or award winning science fiction books.

October 24, 2018
Novel: “Footfall” by Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven
Short Fiction:
“Rule the World” by Jody Lynn Nye
“Day of the Bookworm” by Allen M. Steele

November 28, 2018
Novel: “Martians Abroad” by Carrie Vaughn
Short Fiction:
“Proposition 23” by Efe Okogu
“The Fate of the Poseidonia” by Clare Winger Harris

December 26, 2018
Novel: “Orbital Cloud” by Taiyo Fuji
Short Fiction:
“Vortex” by Gregory Benford
“Fieldwork” by Shariann Lewitt

CONTACT: Don Kirkwood  412-531-1912   dpitt75@comcast.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

The science fiction book discussion group focuses on classic, "hard," and/or award winning science fiction books.

October 24, 2018
Novel: “Footfall” by Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven
Short Fiction:
“Rule the World” by Jody Lynn Nye
“Day of the Bookworm” by Allen M. Steele

November 28, 2018
Novel: “Martians Abroad” by Carrie Vaughn
Short Fiction:
“Proposition 23” by Efe Okogu
“The Fate of the Poseidonia” by Clare Winger Harris

December 26, 2018
Novel: “Orbital Cloud” by Taiyo Fuji
Short Fiction:
“Vortex” by Gregory Benford
“Fieldwork” by Shariann Lewitt

CONTACT:
  Don Kirkwood
  412.531.1912 
  dpitt75@comcast.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Thursday October 25, 2018
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Staff Training
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
There are 14 spaces available.
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
CDC Career Counseling

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

LOCATION: Maker Space

Struggling to find a job? Underemployed?
WorkAble can help!

WorkAble combines the services of career counselors, regional employers and volunteers to provide seamless services in geographically diverse locations throughout Allegheny County.  Funded through the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble takes a holistic approach to helping people with their job search.  Job seekers will work closely with a career counselor to create and implement a job search plan. WorkAble provides access to free one-on-one career counseling, workshops, employer-hiring events, career fairs and networking opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and more
  • LinkedIn coaching and training
  • Job search assistance, including a weekly job opportunities email, employer events and on-site career fairs
  • Online learning center and resource room
  • Connection to other resources to assist with barriers to employment

By appointment only on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call (412) 904-5993 to schedule or visit www.workableac.com

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Italian Conversation

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

CONTACT: Sara Maruccio   412-531-1912  s.maruccio@icloud.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

CONTACT:
  Sara Maruccio 
  412.531.1912
  s.maruccio@icloud.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Zentanglers

Zentangle is a simple technique of pattern drawing that is relaxing, meditative, intriguing, and FUN. All you need is a pen and paper—and you are all set to begin. This group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for two hours.  

New members are always welcome; give it a try!  

CONTACT: Sue Schneider  412-242-6751  sues1514@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Zentangle is a simple technique of pattern drawing that is relaxing, meditative, intriguing, and FUN. All you need is a pen and paper—and you are all set to begin. This group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for two hours.  

New members are always welcome; give it a try!  

CONTACT:
  Sue Schneider
  412.242.6751
  sues1514@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Otaku Lebo

Share your love of all things manga and anime and explore Asian popular culture.
For middle and high school students.

CONTACT: Rachel Blier  412-531-1912   mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Share your love of all things manga and anime and explore Asian popular culture.
For middle and high school students.

CONTACT:
  Rachel Blier
  412.531.1912 
  mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mah Jongg

First Thursday of every month is BEGINNERS ONLY

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners. For further information please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Area

First Thursday of every month is BEGINNERS ONLY

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners. For further information please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Area

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

CONTACT: Charlene Zang  412-337-9501  czang@cmu.edu
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

CONTACT:
  Charlene Zang
  412.337.9501
  czang@cmu.edu

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Friday October 26, 2018
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Senior Health Care

Join registered nurse Barbara A. Veazey for a comprehensive overview of senior health care.

Session #4:

  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Senior Safety, Medications, Transportation
  • Independent Living & Retirement Communities
  • Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Personal Emergency Systems
  • Adult Day Care
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join registered nurse Barbara A. Veazey for a comprehensive overview of senior health care.

Session #4:

  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Senior Safety, Medications, Transportation
  • Independent Living & Retirement Communities
  • Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Personal Emergency Systems
  • Adult Day Care
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fright Night!

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fright Night!

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fright Night!

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fright Night!

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Join us for our annual Fright Night, a celebration of all things spooky. Costumes are optional, but highly recommended. Thrills and chills for the entire family, free refreshments at Franken’s Diner, activities, crafts, and tons of fun. Please note that the library will be open to check out books, but there will be no computer access.

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

Saturday October 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carnegie Screenwriters Group

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

CONTACT: Bob Scott  412-583-2154  rhscott69@aol.com
LOCATION: Maker Space

This group meets monthly at the library and engages in script readings, networking, and discussions of writing and filmmaking. New members are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Bob Scott
  412.583.2154
  rhscott69@aol.com

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Beginners Irish Gaelic

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN TIME

Join us for an adventure in learning Irish Gaelic, “Gaeilge” or just “Irish” as it is known on the emerald isle, Saturdays, here at the Mt. Lebanon Library. 

This course is aimed at developing basic conversational skills with no previous knowledge assumed. We will be using the online Buntus Cainte (Fundamentals of Speech) course as a basis for the lessons and a subscription will be included free for all who sign up. Additional notes on turns of phrase, points of grammar, etc. will accompany each lesson.

Irish is the original language of Ireland and has had a difficult history.  Outlawed for many years under pain of death, it was kept alive and still exists today as the first language in different areas of the country.  It has been recently undergoing somewhat of a resurgence as it is now becoming more popular among the youth.

Irish is one of the Celtic languages, which include Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Cornish and Manx. This class of languages is rather unique and unrelated to other modern languages. 

CONTACT: Jerry  724-663-5111
LOCATION: Study Room

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN TIME

Join us for an adventure in learning Irish Gaelic, “Gaeilge” or just “Irish” as it is known on the emerald isle, Saturdays, here at the Mt. Lebanon Library. 

This course is aimed at developing basic conversational skills with no previous knowledge assumed. We will be using the online Buntus Cainte (Fundamentals of Speech) course as a basis for the lessons and a subscription will be included free for all who sign up. Additional notes on turns of phrase, points of grammar, etc. will accompany each lesson.

Irish is the original language of Ireland and has had a difficult history.  Outlawed for many years under pain of death, it was kept alive and still exists today as the first language in different areas of the country.  It has been recently undergoing somewhat of a resurgence as it is now becoming more popular among the youth.

Irish is one of the Celtic languages, which include Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Cornish and Manx. This class of languages is rather unique and unrelated to other modern languages. 

CONTACT:
  Jerry
  724.663.5111
  

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
South Hills Scrabble Club

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

CONTACT: Bob Hagerty  412-417-5415
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Bob Hagerty
  412.417.5415
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Painting Concepts and Techniques Workshop

CLASSICAL REALISM  IN OIL OR PASTEL WITH JAMES SULKOWSKI

Learn the concepts and techniques that make a painting a timeless treasure. James teaches Classical principles of drawing, form, composition, texture and color as well as how to create depth, light and atmosphere in a painting. Subject matter will include still life, floral and also the portrait.  Demonstrations and individual instruction.

Our instructor, James Sulkowski is a classical artist in the tradition of the Masters. His adherence to Old Master concepts and techniques gives his work both timeless and luminous qualities.

His dramatic effects of light and use of deep, rich color have attracted private, corporate and public collectors worldwide including former President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush, the Saudi Arabian Royal Family and the Metropolitan Opera of New York. James studied at the famed Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University and most notably with master artist Frank Mason at the Art Students League of New York.

This class runs eight weeks starting Saturday, Sept. 8th-Nov. 3rd.  There will be no session on Oct. 20th.  Registration is required and registrants should plan on attending every session.  Please register online or call the library to register at (412) 531-1912.

Registration will open August 2018

MATERIALS LIST FOR PAINTING CLASS
Suggested Brands of oil paint : Sennelier, Rembrandt ,Winsor & Newton, Blockx , Williamsburg , Gamblin  . Do not use Winton or any student grade oils because they contain  mostly filler with little pigment.

Oil Paints
Large tube of  Titanium White, Cadmium Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Orange, Yellow Ochre ,Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Red Medium ,Alizaren Crimsen ,Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue,Thalo Blue , Raw Umber ,Large tube of Ivory Black, Thalo Green . Optional Colors: Burnt Sienna , Magenta
Bristle Brushes All sizes; 1/4" in width up to 2" and 3". One small pointed sable brush (No. 6)
Painting Medium: 1 Part Linseed Oil + 1 Part Damar Varnish + 1 Part English Distilled Turpentine  OR any fast drying medium
Brush Washer: A can or jar containing mineral spirits also known as paint thinner.
Palette: The best palette is one that is toned a medium gray.A wooden palette is also very good . Avoid using a white palette.
Palette knife for mixing
Palette cup or small jar for your painting medium
Canvases : 9” x 12” ; 12” x 16” ; 16” x 20”

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

CLASSICAL REALISM  IN OIL OR PASTEL WITH JAMES SULKOWSKI

Learn the concepts and techniques that make a painting a timeless treasure. James teaches Classical principles of drawing, form, composition, texture and color as well as how to create depth, light and atmosphere in a painting. Subject matter will include still life, floral and also the portrait.  Demonstrations and individual instruction.

Our instructor, James Sulkowski is a classical artist in the tradition of the Masters. His adherence to Old Master concepts and techniques gives his work both timeless and luminous qualities.

His dramatic effects of light and use of deep, rich color have attracted private, corporate and public collectors worldwide including former President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush, the Saudi Arabian Royal Family and the Metropolitan Opera of New York. James studied at the famed Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University and most notably with master artist Frank Mason at the Art Students League of New York.

This class runs eight weeks starting Saturday, Sept. 8th-Nov. 3rd.  There will be no session on Oct. 20th.  Registration is required and registrants should plan on attending every session.  Please register online or call the library to register at (412) 531-1912.

Registration will open August 2018

MATERIALS LIST FOR PAINTING CLASS
Suggested Brands of oil paint : Sennelier, Rembrandt ,Winsor & Newton, Blockx , Williamsburg , Gamblin  . Do not use Winton or any student grade oils because they contain  mostly filler with little pigment.

Oil Paints
Large tube of  Titanium White, Cadmium Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Orange, Yellow Ochre ,Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Red Medium ,Alizaren Crimsen ,Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue,Thalo Blue , Raw Umber ,Large tube of Ivory Black, Thalo Green . Optional Colors: Burnt Sienna , Magenta
Bristle Brushes All sizes; 1/4" in width up to 2" and 3". One small pointed sable brush (No. 6)
Painting Medium: 1 Part Linseed Oil + 1 Part Damar Varnish + 1 Part English Distilled Turpentine  OR any fast drying medium
Brush Washer: A can or jar containing mineral spirits also known as paint thinner.
Palette: The best palette is one that is toned a medium gray.A wooden palette is also very good . Avoid using a white palette.
Palette knife for mixing
Palette cup or small jar for your painting medium
Canvases : 9” x 12” ; 12” x 16” ; 16” x 20”

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Sunday October 28, 2018
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Yoga for You
Note:This class will begin at 1:15 p.m. as the library opens at 1:00 p.m.
Join us for a 60-minute Vinyasa  Yoga class with certified yoga instructors. Vinyasa Yoga consists of  flowing movements synchronized to your breath rhythm.  Modifications and intensification will be offered to meet the needs of beginner students as well as those with a seasoned yoga practice. The flowing sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility, find mental focus, and teach you how to listen to your body. Each class will begin with warm up flows, followed by a creative standing/ balancing series, floor work and stretching, and ending with a savasana (a resting pose). We encourage the use of yoga props during practice. If you have a yoga block, a yoga strap or a hand towel you're welcome to bring them to class but they are not required. Each participant should bring a yoga mat, water and any yoga questions you may have.  We love to talk yoga and we look forward to seeing you on your mat soon! 

Instructors: Barbara Garcia-Bernardo, 200-RYT;  Elizabeth Small, 200-RYT, & Brittany Cairns, 200-RYT.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
Note:This class will begin at 1:15 p.m. as the library opens at 1:00 p.m.
Join us for a 60-minute Vinyasa  Yoga class with certified yoga instructors. Vinyasa Yoga consists of  flowing movements synchronized to your breath rhythm.  Modifications and intensification will be offered to meet the needs of beginner students as well as those with a seasoned yoga practice. The flowing sequence will help you build strength, increase flexibility, find mental focus, and teach you how to listen to your body. Each class will begin with warm up flows, followed by a creative standing/ balancing series, floor work and stretching, and ending with a savasana (a resting pose). We encourage the use of yoga props during practice. If you have a yoga block, a yoga strap or a hand towel you're welcome to bring them to class but they are not required. Each participant should bring a yoga mat, water and any yoga questions you may have.  We love to talk yoga and we look forward to seeing you on your mat soon! 

Instructors: Barbara Garcia-Bernardo, 200-RYT;  Elizabeth Small, 200-RYT, & Brittany Cairns, 200-RYT.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Monday October 29, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Shakespeare Readers

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

King Lear: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22

Henry IV Part 1: October 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 17

Henry IV Part II: January 7, 28, February 4. 18, 25, 2019

The Taming of the Shrew: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 2019

Antony and Cleopatra: April 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 2019

 

CONTACT: Janice Robin  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

King Lear: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22

Henry IV Part 1: October 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 17

Henry IV Part II: January 7, 28, February 4. 18, 25, 2019

The Taming of the Shrew: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 2019

Antony and Cleopatra: April 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 2019

 

CONTACT:
  Janice Robin
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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3:00 PM
The Great Library Ghost Hunt! (6th grade & up)

Meet in the Teen Space to try your hand at some actual ghost-hunting techniques! See how each tool works, learn some background on ghost-hunting, and then check the library for ghosts!

LOCATION: Teen Space

Meet in the Teen Space to try your hand at some actual ghost-hunting techniques! See how each tool works, learn some background on ghost-hunting, and then check the library for ghosts!

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hello Neighbor: Helping Refugees in Pittsburgh

Hello Neighbor—a local nonprofit founded in 2017—is a new kind of mentorship program. Neighbors, people like you, are matched with a recently resettled refugee family who has been in Pittsburgh between 6 months and 5 years to support and guide them in their new lives. The group facilitates educational training and a robust calendar of community events that includes monthly potlucks and experiences at different places around Pittsburgh. 

Join us for an informational program that focuses on how  Hello Neighbor started and how you can get involved.

 

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Hello Neighbor—a local nonprofit founded in 2017—is a new kind of mentorship program. Neighbors, people like you, are matched with a recently resettled refugee family who has been in Pittsburgh between 6 months and 5 years to support and guide them in their new lives. The group facilitates educational training and a robust calendar of community events that includes monthly potlucks and experiences at different places around Pittsburgh. 

Join us for an informational program that focuses on how  Hello Neighbor started and how you can get involved.

 

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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7:00 PM - 8:50 PM
St. Winifred's Discussion

To discuss issues within the church and among our local churches

CONTACT: Bill Danley  412-563-1732
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

To discuss issues within the church and among our local churches

CONTACT:
  Bill Danley
  412.563.1732
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Tuesday October 30, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
English Learners' Book Club

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Lee Ann Bryan   412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org   
Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

CONTACT: Lee Ann Bryan    412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

The English Learners' Book Club will meet weekly.   This group's leader is Kathy Connolly.  The books and short stories will be available to participants through the library

To participate, please register with Lee Ann Bryan   412-531-3004   lbryan@gplc.org   
Presented in cooperation with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.

CONTACT:
  Lee Ann Bryan   
   412.531.3004  
  lbryan@gplc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wild About Books

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

CONTACT: childrens department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, and learn new fingerplays in this interactive program. For kids ages 4-6.
 

CONTACT:
  childrens department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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6:30 PM
THE CREEPS: A Middle Grade Horror Book Club (6th-8th Grade)

For those who enjoy being afraid...A new book club open to all middle schoolers! Meeting the last Tuesday of each month.

This month we will be reading The Lost Boy by Greg Ruth. Please contact Katie to reserve your copy of the book!

CONTACT: Katie
LOCATION: Maker Space

For those who enjoy being afraid...A new book club open to all middle schoolers! Meeting the last Tuesday of each month.

This month we will be reading The Lost Boy by Greg Ruth. Please contact Katie to reserve your copy of the book!

CONTACT:
  Katie
  
  

LOCATION: Maker Space


 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ukulele Jam Session

Ukulele Jam meets twice a month and welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

CONTACT: Patty Williams  412-721-9232  patty.a.wms@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Ukulele Jam meets twice a month and welcomes ukulele players that can play 3+ chords and willing to learn more.  We also encourage anyone who plays other instruments such as guitars, fiddles, mandolins, etc. to join us. Songs we play have instrumental sections where musicians of all instruments can break out and play solos.If you have questions, contact Patty_wms@hotmail.com.  No need to register, but you must own your own ukulele.

CONTACT:
  Patty Williams
  412.721.9232
  patty.a.wms@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Board Game Night

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

CONTACT: Brandon Priddy  priddyb@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Teen Space

Join us for a fun night of strategy and competition playing Euro-style board games. This group is intended for high school students through adults.  If you're a seasoned gamer, feel free to bring your own games; if you're new to this style of game play, here are some examples of what will be available:

  • Worker placement games (Settlers of Catan, Agricola)
  • Deck builders (Dominion, Ascension),
  • Cooperative games (Arkham Horror, Flash Point)

Join us to challenge yourself in friendly competition and meet some new Meeple!

CONTACT:
  Brandon Priddy
  
  priddyb@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Teen Space

Wednesday October 31, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Literacy Pittsburgh English Conversation Class

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Lee Ann in at lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a LP student to participate)

CONTACT: Lee Ann Bryan  412-531-3004  lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Literacy Pittsburgh students are invited to practice their English in an informal setting.  Please register with Lee Ann in at lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org to participate.  Presented in cooperation with the Literacy Pittsburgh.  (You must be a LP student to participate)

CONTACT:
  Lee Ann Bryan
  412.531.3004
  lbryan@literacypittsburgh.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning Spanish Literature & Conversation Group

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

CONTACT: Pat Crouch Miyamoto  pmiyamoto@comcast.net
LOCATION: Study Room

Speak and read in Spanish on a variety of topics. This dedicated group meets once a week. Newcomers of all abilities welcome!

CONTACT:
  Pat Crouch Miyamoto
  
  pmiyamoto@comcast.net

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Babies

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Enjoy great books, learn new rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this fun, interactive program. For babies birth-2 with an adult.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SNACKtivities: Halloween Party & Short Film-Making (6th grade & up)

Stop in after school to snack on some Halloween candy and salted pumpkin seeds...AND create your own stop-motion horror movie starring Halloween snacks!

While you are crafting, enjoy a special Halloween movie, sponsored by the House Of Horror Movie Club!

Candy, construction paper, crayons/markers, and recyclables will be available for set design, and iPads will be provided to record your creation! Please sign up to reserve your supplies.

There will be prizes for the top three short films!

CONTACT: Katie
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Stop in after school to snack on some Halloween candy and salted pumpkin seeds...AND create your own stop-motion horror movie starring Halloween snacks!

While you are crafting, enjoy a special Halloween movie, sponsored by the House Of Horror Movie Club!

Candy, construction paper, crayons/markers, and recyclables will be available for set design, and iPads will be provided to record your creation! Please sign up to reserve your supplies.

There will be prizes for the top three short films!

CONTACT:
  Katie
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room A


 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Crafternoon!

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Let kids tap into their creative side with stories and art!
Fun for kids ages 4 to 8.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Thursday November 1, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Italian Conversation

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

CONTACT: Sara Maruccio   412-531-1912  s.maruccio@icloud.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join a lively and fun group reading and speaking the Italian language!

CONTACT:
  Sara Maruccio 
  412.531.1912
  s.maruccio@icloud.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytime for 2s & 3s

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Discover delightful fingerplays, stories and songs in this participatory program created especially for 2-3 year olds and their caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
League of Women Voters
CONTACT: Maureen Mamula  412-760-9642  mamulalwv@gmail.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Maureen Mamula
  412.760.9642
  mamulalwv@gmail.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Talking Comics

Do you love comics? Join us as we go beyond the page with
 discussion and creation in the library’s Maker Space.
For kids in grades 6, 7, and 8.

Book club books are available at the Children's Desk one month prior to the meeting (October 5).
 Registration for all clubs occurs when the book is checked out from the library.
 

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Maker Space

Do you love comics? Join us as we go beyond the page with
 discussion and creation in the library’s Maker Space.
For kids in grades 6, 7, and 8.

Book club books are available at the Children's Desk one month prior to the meeting (October 5).
 Registration for all clubs occurs when the book is checked out from the library.
 

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mah Jongg

First Thursday of every month is BEGINNERS ONLY

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners. For further information please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Area

First Thursday of every month is BEGINNERS ONLY

Mah Jongg is an ancient game that originated in China and, although a game of strategy and skill, also involves a certain amount of luck.  You can play the American version of Mah Jongg on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 8:00, in the upstairs open game section of the the Mt. Lebanon Public Library.  The first Thursday of the month is open to beginners. For further information please contact Mrs. Sawndra Roberti at 412-779-3798.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Area

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tail Wagging Tutors

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Reference  412-531-1912
LOCATION: Meeting Room A
There are 3 spaces available.

Children can read aloud to a furry friend! Dog listeners are trained by Therapy Dogs International. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Reference
  412.531.1912
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Conversational Chinese and Chinese Culture

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

CONTACT: Charlene Zang  412-337-9501  czang@cmu.edu
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Join us every Thursday to practice conversational Chinese and explore Chinese culture. All levels welcome.

Participants are asked to donate $30, prorated, to Mt. Lebanon Public Library for each ten-week session. Please check the Event Calendar for potential schedule changes.

CONTACT:
  Charlene Zang
  412.337.9501
  czang@cmu.edu

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Friday November 2, 2018
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal
CONTACT: Joel Meltzer  412-279-2867  joel.pat@earthlink.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room B
CONTACT:
  Joel Meltzer
  412.279.2867
  joel.pat@earthlink.net

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Senior Health Care

Join registered nurse Barbara A. Veazey for a comprehensive overview of senior health care.

Session #5:

  • Home Care Services (Sources, Costs, & Caregiver Tips)
  • Facility Licensing & Placement
  • Independent, Personal/Assisted Living, Nursing Facilities
  • Adult Health Care Schedule
CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

Join registered nurse Barbara A. Veazey for a comprehensive overview of senior health care.

Session #5:

  • Home Care Services (Sources, Costs, & Caregiver Tips)
  • Facility Licensing & Placement
  • Independent, Personal/Assisted Living, Nursing Facilities
  • Adult Health Care Schedule
CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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3:00 PM
Friday Unplugged: Board & Card Games! (6th grade & up)

Please join us every Friday after school in the Teen Space for some card and board games! Bring your own games from home, or play some of the library's many games!

LOCATION: Teen Space

Please join us every Friday after school in the Teen Space for some card and board games! Bring your own games from home, or play some of the library's many games!

LOCATION: Teen Space

Saturday November 3, 2018
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Chess Quad: Practice Tournament

Want to improve your chess game? Play in a chess quad! Chess quads provide a great opportunity to learn and practice competitive strategies.

CONTACT: children's department  412-531-1912 x4  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

Want to improve your chess game? Play in a chess quad! Chess quads provide a great opportunity to learn and practice competitive strategies.

CONTACT:
  children's department
  412.531.1912 x4
  childrenslibrary@einetwork.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Rm.

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
South Hills Scrabble Club

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

CONTACT: Bob Hagerty  412-417-5415
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

South Hills Scrabble Club welcomes adults and kids ages 10 and up for an afternoon of friendly competition!

In cooperation with Mt. Lebanon Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Bob Hagerty
  412.417.5415
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Painting Concepts and Techniques Workshop

CLASSICAL REALISM  IN OIL OR PASTEL WITH JAMES SULKOWSKI

Learn the concepts and techniques that make a painting a timeless treasure. James teaches Classical principles of drawing, form, composition, texture and color as well as how to create depth, light and atmosphere in a painting. Subject matter will include still life, floral and also the portrait.  Demonstrations and individual instruction.

Our instructor, James Sulkowski is a classical artist in the tradition of the Masters. His adherence to Old Master concepts and techniques gives his work both timeless and luminous qualities.

His dramatic effects of light and use of deep, rich color have attracted private, corporate and public collectors worldwide including former President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush, the Saudi Arabian Royal Family and the Metropolitan Opera of New York. James studied at the famed Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University and most notably with master artist Frank Mason at the Art Students League of New York.

This class runs eight weeks starting Saturday, Sept. 8th-Nov. 3rd.  There will be no session on Oct. 20th.  Registration is required and registrants should plan on attending every session.  Please register online or call the library to register at (412) 531-1912.

Registration will open August 2018

MATERIALS LIST FOR PAINTING CLASS
Suggested Brands of oil paint : Sennelier, Rembrandt ,Winsor & Newton, Blockx , Williamsburg , Gamblin  . Do not use Winton or any student grade oils because they contain  mostly filler with little pigment.

Oil Paints
Large tube of  Titanium White, Cadmium Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Orange, Yellow Ochre ,Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Red Medium ,Alizaren Crimsen ,Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue,Thalo Blue , Raw Umber ,Large tube of Ivory Black, Thalo Green . Optional Colors: Burnt Sienna , Magenta
Bristle Brushes All sizes; 1/4" in width up to 2" and 3". One small pointed sable brush (No. 6)
Painting Medium: 1 Part Linseed Oil + 1 Part Damar Varnish + 1 Part English Distilled Turpentine  OR any fast drying medium
Brush Washer: A can or jar containing mineral spirits also known as paint thinner.
Palette: The best palette is one that is toned a medium gray.A wooden palette is also very good . Avoid using a white palette.
Palette knife for mixing
Palette cup or small jar for your painting medium
Canvases : 9” x 12” ; 12” x 16” ; 16” x 20”

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A

CLASSICAL REALISM  IN OIL OR PASTEL WITH JAMES SULKOWSKI

Learn the concepts and techniques that make a painting a timeless treasure. James teaches Classical principles of drawing, form, composition, texture and color as well as how to create depth, light and atmosphere in a painting. Subject matter will include still life, floral and also the portrait.  Demonstrations and individual instruction.

Our instructor, James Sulkowski is a classical artist in the tradition of the Masters. His adherence to Old Master concepts and techniques gives his work both timeless and luminous qualities.

His dramatic effects of light and use of deep, rich color have attracted private, corporate and public collectors worldwide including former President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush, the Saudi Arabian Royal Family and the Metropolitan Opera of New York. James studied at the famed Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University and most notably with master artist Frank Mason at the Art Students League of New York.

This class runs eight weeks starting Saturday, Sept. 8th-Nov. 3rd.  There will be no session on Oct. 20th.  Registration is required and registrants should plan on attending every session.  Please register online or call the library to register at (412) 531-1912.

Registration will open August 2018

MATERIALS LIST FOR PAINTING CLASS
Suggested Brands of oil paint : Sennelier, Rembrandt ,Winsor & Newton, Blockx , Williamsburg , Gamblin  . Do not use Winton or any student grade oils because they contain  mostly filler with little pigment.

Oil Paints
Large tube of  Titanium White, Cadmium Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Orange, Yellow Ochre ,Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Red Medium ,Alizaren Crimsen ,Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue,Thalo Blue , Raw Umber ,Large tube of Ivory Black, Thalo Green . Optional Colors: Burnt Sienna , Magenta
Bristle Brushes All sizes; 1/4" in width up to 2" and 3". One small pointed sable brush (No. 6)
Painting Medium: 1 Part Linseed Oil + 1 Part Damar Varnish + 1 Part English Distilled Turpentine  OR any fast drying medium
Brush Washer: A can or jar containing mineral spirits also known as paint thinner.
Palette: The best palette is one that is toned a medium gray.A wooden palette is also very good . Avoid using a white palette.
Palette knife for mixing
Palette cup or small jar for your painting medium
Canvases : 9” x 12” ; 12” x 16” ; 16” x 20”

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Turkish Conversation Group
CONTACT: Nurten Biyikli  508-215-7831
LOCATION: Study Room
CONTACT:
  Nurten Biyikli
  508.215.7831
  

LOCATION: Study Room

Sunday November 4, 2018
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mt. Lebanon Cribbage Group

Join the Mt. Lebanon Cribbage group for a couple of friendly rounds of cribbage.  Often called "Britain's national card game", Cribbage has been enjoyed for centuries.  Beginners welcome.  If you have your own board to share, please feel free to bring it with you.

CONTACT: Mt. Lebanon Public Library  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Join the Mt. Lebanon Cribbage group for a couple of friendly rounds of cribbage.  Often called "Britain's national card game", Cribbage has been enjoyed for centuries.  Beginners welcome.  If you have your own board to share, please feel free to bring it with you.

CONTACT:
  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B

Monday November 5, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Shakespeare Readers

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

King Lear: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22

Henry IV Part 1: October 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 17

Henry IV Part II: January 7, 28, February 4. 18, 25, 2019

The Taming of the Shrew: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 2019

Antony and Cleopatra: April 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 2019

 

CONTACT: Janice Robin  412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Study Room

Join a book discussion group that concentrates on the works of the Bard.

King Lear: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22

Henry IV Part 1: October 29, November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 17

Henry IV Part II: January 7, 28, February 4. 18, 25, 2019

The Taming of the Shrew: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 2019

Antony and Cleopatra: April 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 2019

 

CONTACT:
  Janice Robin
  412.531.1912 
  events@mtlebanonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Study Room

 
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12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Readers' Theater Rehearsal